|Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London|
Delta Vacations has announced a new global partnership with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts.
In partnership with Air France Holidays and Alitalia Vacations, Delta Vacations will soon offer its travel professional partners and their clients vacation packages that include stays in 31 Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Traders Hotels and Kerry Hotels locations around the world including Paris, London, Istanbul, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney.
Delta Vacations is adding the new properties to its inventory in groups through the end of June. More than 15 are available now for booking including Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong and Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, Singapore.
Also available now for booking is Shangri-La Hotel, Paris. The hotel offers 101 elegant rooms including 36 suites decorated by renowned interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon. Opened in 2011, Shangri-La Hotel, Paris is the first Shangri-La Hotel in Europe.
One of the new properties to be available for booking toward the end of June is Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London. Housed on the 34th to 52nd floors of London’s newest landmark skyscraper, The Shard, this is Shangri-La’s first property in the United Kingdom. Shangri-La, At The Shard, London will open on May 6.
This year, Delta and Virgin Atlantic Airways’ summer schedule includes a total of 32 peak daily nonstop flights between North America and the U.K. Of these, 25 flights will operate between London Heathrow and U.S. destinations such as Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta and Washington.
“We are very excited about this new partnership. Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is an iconic brand well-known for providing its guests with the utmost in luxury and service,” said MLT Vacations president John Caldwell. “When bundled with Delta Air Lines first-class service and amenities, this becomes an extraordinary opportunity for travel professionals with high-value clients eager to experience the next level in luxury travel.”
“With Shangri-La’s expansion into Europe, we are pleased to now partner with MLT Vacations on a global basis,” said Brian Windle, Shangri-La’s vice president – sales and marketing, The Americas. “Delta Vacations has been very successful in selling luxury vacation packages to Shangri-La’s target customers and we are delighted to be able to expand our distribution with an outstanding partner.”